Mette Frederiksen urges to set society free – the state must step down

The prime minister has spent a lot of energy on the war in Ukraine and international politics. In a significant change of signal, she calls on the state to step back and trust that responsibility can be handled locally.

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen. Photo: Hasse Ferrold

Mette Frederiksen has long been considered a fierce supporter of a strong state. Not least in the period during Covid-19, when extensive governmental management and protection of companies and institutions was the chosen course. Many Danes acknowledged this at the election in November 2022. A strong prime minister at the head of a strong state […]

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